The Patriots have expressed interest in free agent RB Fred Taylor, and it's possible that Taylor could be visiting with the team this week, according to a league source.
Shalise Manza Young of the Providence Journal first reported the Patriots' interest today. In the Providence Journal report, the Bills were noted as another team interested in Taylor.
The Patriots have Sammy Morris, Laurence Maroney, Kevin Faulk and BenJarvus Green-Ellis under contract at running back. Fullback Heath Evans is a free agent who could return.
Taylor, who has played his entire career with the Jaguars, was released Monday.